Quality & Technical Manager

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Date: Sep 24, 2023

Location: Rome, US

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential
  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible
  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel
  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people
  • Diversity – Together, we create change



About the role

  • Head the QA & Technical function in Bekaert Corporation to ensure good in-process Quality, Supplier quality and Final product quality compliance, governance and continuous improvement.
  • Deployment of customer specific requirements, lead the cusomer complaint handling process.
  • Manage the testing facilities (laboratories).
  • Plan, develop, implement, coordinate and establish quality control and quality system procedures and techniques to ensure product quality conformity by  implementing the applicable Quality std such as ISO 9001, IATF 16949.
  • Support the implementation of shop floor Quality excellence culture through out the organisation.
  • Perform as a Management representative.
  • To have control on Specs, Intellectual documents.
  • Budgetary control on quality and technical related cost.
  • Continuously improve efficiency & the internal Cost of Non Quality
  • Act as a Product Safety Responsible to Product Safety & Conformity Representative for the plant
  • Ensure the New products industrialization- Managing Quality planning during new product & process introduction (APQP)
  • Ensure effective process change management and procss improvement projects
  • Raw material specification handling , and finalizing in coordination with CQA , managing the new supplier approvals
  • Lead, develop & manage the plant Technical and  Quality team including lab.



About You

Essential skills & competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree or above, major in engineering or technology, quality management etc.
  • Minimum 5 years of quality management experience in automotive/ relevant  industry
  • Expert problem solver
  • Trained & experienced in implementation / sustenance of QMS system
  • Good communication, people management and organizational skills
  • Open minded, and adaptable to a changing work environment & a global culture


Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers

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